You’ve spent an entire day shopping with friends and family, and not only is your mind consumed with how knackered you are, but also how you’re absolutely starving for a fulfilling meal –whether sweet or savoury.
Your pressing hunger may fuel your urge to walk into the first restaurant you see to eat for the sole purpose of temporary surviving, yet may eventually make you frustrated at your failure to satisfy your deepest, most intrinsic cravings.
Have no fear, for we are here to help you out!
Welcome to our 101 guide on how to please your taste buds and leave your tummy jolly full with the help of all the restaurants Mall of Egypt has to offer. With the generous range of cuisines, there's a restaurant that meets your every craving.
Guilty savoury indulgence: Halawet El Jibneh (Tamara)
Otherwise known as sweet cheese rolls, Halawet El Jibneh from Tamara integrates the savoury essence of cheese with sweet syrup drizzled to coat a perfectly cooked dough.
Relentless sweet tooth: Ghazal Beirut (Tamara)
This is the dessert for the mischievous; one of which the contrast in texture and flavour allows it to comfortably stand unrivalled. First, your taste buds are tickled with the fluff of sweetness from the cotton candy (halawet el sha’ar), followed by the creamy-like mastic ice cream. This is definitely a go-to if you’re bound to hit the gym next thing in the morning.
Carnivore-wants-meat craze: Classic Smash (Smash Burger)
Leaning towards a mouthwatering burger? Head to Smash Burger and try out their Classic Smash; comprising heavenly juicy patties topped with melted cheese and rich seasoning. Not to mention, the patty-bun ratio is spot on.
Need-energy-now mood: Iced Coffee (Caribou)
If the wide range of stores and options at Mall of Egypt makes your shopping experience a tad tiresome, that is precisely when you should go for Caribou's Iced Coffee to cool off and wake up. Its thick and creamy consistency complemented with the right amount of coffee and sugar will keep you buzzing for more, and ensures you’re all fuelled up for another shopping marathon.
Seafood-zest mania: Smoked Salmon & Shrimp Salad (Viking)
If you’re craving seafood yet can’t help but cringe at the calories, opt for Viking’s Smoked Salmon and Shrimp Salad for a lighter option. With a side of crispy iceberg lettuce, rocket, red onions, capers, toasted olive bread, and Cocktail dressing on top to harmonise all the fresh ingredients together, who said healthy can’t be just as delicious as junk?
Adventure-maybe-even-spicy: Boneless Buffalo Wings (Chili’s)
A bowl of rebellious spice oozing with every bite. Fulfill your protein craze with the scrumptious Boneless Buffalo Wings from Chili’s. Served with a dip, it caresses your taste buds with a cooling effect, along with an additional freshness offered through its vegetable sticks.
The 70’s-culture food: The Butter Finger Milkshake (Smash Burger)
Experience the 70’s with another fan favourite from Smash Burger: the Butter Finger Milkshake, with the perfect amount of sweetness and butter to embrace your sweet tooth.
Simple sweetness: Gâteaux Soirée from La Poire
Why pass by the family empty-handed when you can pick up your own assortment of Gâteaux Soirée with some creamy, tangy, and fluffy desserts from La Poire that will guarantee to leave them chipper?
Genuine Chocolate: Gold Bars from Patchi
If your goal is to present something far from traditional at family gatherings, don’t stress to impress because Patchi’s gold bar chocolates will do that for you in a second! Their milk-praline filled gold bars are an all-time family-pleaser that will firmly set your mark on the dinner table.